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Yoshie Furuhashi
Yoshie Furuhashi, Founder, Movement Translation Service
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FT Markets Feb 8
The corporate debt problem refuses to recede
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Bloomberg Markets Feb 4
S&P warns high corporate debt could trigger the next default cycle
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Martin Pelletier 14 Aug 14
W/o QE facilitating extra debt, buybacks will have to be scaled back, undermining a key support to the equity bull market - Societe Generale
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Lisa Abramowicz Feb 15
This is an important point.
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Robin Wigglesworth Feb 21
QE is dead, long live QE? US companies have spent over $5tn on buybacks and dividends since 2010 - far more than the Fed's entire QE programme - and tax cuts are now reviving buybacks after a 2016-17 dip. As the market swoons, share buybacks are back
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Babak Feb 20
Replying to @TN
the biggest game in town: "Share buybacks are like a giant synthetic short-volatility position"
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Financial Times Feb 21
As the market swoons, share buybacks are back
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Paul Krugman Feb 16
Replying to @paulkrugman
It's also, but the way, what you'd expect if a large fraction of taxable profits represents monopoly rents rather than return to capital. And in that case, there will be very little trickle down. This will be a tax cut for the wealthy, full stop 4/
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Paul Krugman Feb 16
Replying to @paulkrugman
But it looks as if companies are using the tax windfall to buy back stock -- basically pay off investors -- rather than ramping up spending on plant and equipment. This is exactly what critics of the tax cut said they'd do 3/
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Paul Krugman Feb 16
Replying to @paulkrugman
Even the advocates of big corporate tax cuts didn't claim -- or at least their models didn't claim -- that they would lead to immediate wage gains. Instead, they were supposed to lead to an investment boom, which would raise labor demand over time 2/
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Paul Krugman Feb 16
So, since the tax cut those much-hyped bonuses amounted to $6 billion, while share buybacks were $171 billion. This looks really bad -- and media who helped the hype should be ashamed. But it's actually worse than it looks 1/
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scott horsley Feb 21
How companies are spending their savings from the GOP tax bill, from Morgan Stanley via AP: 13% on workers 17% on capital spending 43% on dividends and share buybacks (investors)
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Roosevelt Institute Feb 20
It is expected that only 13% of the corporate tax cut will go to workers through labor compensation while 42% of the tax savings will be used for share buybacks and dividends that benefit shareholders. New from
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Lisa Abramowicz Feb 20
Share buybacks are coming in much higher than some had expected for Q4, leading Cannacord's Brian Reynolds to predict the total will reach $165 billion, a new high for this credit cycle. "The surge would explain much of the increases in stock prices in the fourth quarter."
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David Ferreira 7h
Replying to @Igualitarista
video from the march by PCP
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David Ferreira 7h
strike by postal workers and march by 1000s demanding the renationalization of Portugal's postal service:
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Martin Klein Feb 1
Has anyone seen Med Hondo's "POLISARIO, UN PEUPLE EN ARMES"?
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Todd Hitchcock Feb 21
And coming soon to as part of the New African Film Festival, March 8-18! Recently restored, Med Hondo’s 1970 essay film SOLEIL Ô is a stunner.
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Metrograph Feb 20
A bitter yet intelligent drama about a Mauritania native’s arrival in Paris, a city still operating on a disturbingly palpable colonial mindset. Director Med Hondo’s dynamic and insightful film SOLEIL Ô screens on Thursday 3/1:
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Yoshie Furuhashi 8h
Replying to @yoshiefuruhashi
"We former, present, and future colonised people contributed greatly to the foundation of your industrial and economic . The interest on that capital should come back to us. So please don't say that we are costing you dear" (Soleil Ô, Dir. Med Hondo, 1970).
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